Join us in Fort Worth, Texas for the celebration of John Wayne Day!
May 26th at John Wayne: An American Experience
Join us for a day full of good ol’ fashion western fun celebrating Duke’s birthday! From 12-6pm, we will have live music, food, western games, and more in front of John Wayne: An American Experience. Special events are free and open to the public!
11:30am: Cattle Drive – Enjoy the world’s only twice daily cattle drive on E. Exchange Avenue
12pm: John Wayne Dedication – In partnership with Fort Worth city officials, a proclamation will be made in honor of John Wayne Day and the Wayne Family will be ceremoniously sharing the Duke’s legacy with the local community.
1-2pm: Jimmy Don Signing! – Jimmy Don from JDH Iron Signs & HGTV’s Fixer Upper will be signing John Wayne iron signs
2pm: Live Western Gunfight – Enjoy a live reenactment of an old western gunfight by Heroes of the Old West.
2:30: Children’s Book Reading – John Wayne’s granddaughter, Anita Swift, will be doing a live reading of our children’s book, America, Why I Love Her and we will be giving away our brand new Little Duke Sheriff stickers!
4pm: Cattle Drive – Enjoy the world’s only twice daily cattle drive on E. Exchange Avenue
The Wayne family is honored to be putting down roots in Fort Worth and looks forward to celebrating with the community!
John Wayne: An American Experience is located at 2501 Rodeo Plaza, next to the Cowtown Coliseum.
This is a free event! Tickets to visit the museum are available here.